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System of a Down (6,427 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article

Soil as rhythm guitarist. In 1994, after only one live show at the Roxy and one jam session recording, Hakopyan and Laranio left the band. After Soil
Natural Resources Conservation Service (3,258 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), formerly known as the Soil Conservation Service (SCS), is an agency of the United States Department of Agriculture
Protected area (3,530 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Protected areas or conservation areas are locations which receive protection because of their recognized natural, ecological or cultural values. There
Plough (7,964 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
plough or plow (US; both /plaʊ/) is a farm tool for loosening or turning the soil before sowing seed or planting. Ploughs were traditionally drawn by oxen
Free Soil Party (5,937 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Free Soil Party was a short-lived coalition political party in the United States active from 1848 to 1854, when it merged into the Republican Party
Ecosystem (4,757 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
factors. External factors such as climate, parent material which forms the soil and topography, control the overall structure of an ecosystem but are not
Dust Bowl (5,858 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
this had displaced the native, deep-rooted grasses that normally trapped soil and moisture even during periods of drought and high winds. The rapid mechanization
TNT (3,751 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
use can pollute water, soil, atmosphere, and biosphere. The concentration of TNT in contaminated soil can reach 50 g/kg of soil, where the highest concentrations
Sediment (1,991 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
magnitude of the flow that deposited the sediment. Overland flow can erode soil particles and transport them downslope. The erosion associated with overland
Hoe (tool) (2,046 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
horticultural hand tool used to shape soil, remove weeds, clear soil, and harvest root crops. Shaping the soil includes piling soil around the base of plants (hilling)
Centipede (4,215 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Scutigeromorpha lay their eggs singly in holes in the soil, and the female fills the holes with soil and leaves them. The number of eggs laid ranges from
Organic farming (15,542 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
term, had serious longer term side effects such as soil compaction, erosion, and declines in overall soil fertility, along with health concerns about toxic
Nematode (5,704 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
soil. Soil steaming is an efficient method to kill nematodes before planting a crop, but indiscriminately eliminates both harmful and beneficial soil
PH (5,693 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Conservation Service, formerly Soil Conservation Service classifies soil pH ranges as follows: In Europe, topsoil pH is influenced by soil parent material, erosional
Mole (animal) (2,513 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
invertebrates in the soil. However, while moles may be viewed as pests, they do provide many positive contributions to the soil, gardens, and the ecosystem
Hydrangea (1,842 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the soil pH. For H. macrophylla and H. serrata cultivars, the flower color can be determined by the relative acidity of the soil: an acidic soil (pH below
Legume (3,310 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
primarily for human consumption, for livestock forage and silage, and as soil-enhancing green manure. Well-known legumes include alfalfa, clover, beans
Acid rain (6,540 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
rain has been shown to have adverse impacts on forests, freshwaters, and soils, killing insect and aquatic life-forms, causing paint to peel, corrosion
Biomass (3,967 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
be CO2 negative, as a relatively large portion of the CO2 is moved to the soil during each cycle. Cofiring with biomass has increased in coal power plants
Herbicide (8,843 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
applied to soils of above neutral pH. Under alkaline soil conditions, atrazine may be carried into the soil profile as far as the water table by soil water
American Society of Civil Engineers (5,819 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) is a tax-exempt professional body founded in 1852 to represent members of the civil engineering profession
Quicksand (848 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
suddenly agitated. When water in the sand cannot escape, it creates a liquefied soil that loses strength and cannot support weight. Quicksand can form in standing
1848 United States presidential election (2,816 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Michigan. Van Buren broke from his party to lead the ticket of the Free Soil Party, which opposed the extension of slavery into the territories. The Whig
Fire (4,342 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
quickly recycled into the soil. This loss of nitrogen caused by a fire produces a long-term reduction in the fertility of the soil, but this fecundity can
Biochar (7,682 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
used as a soil amendment for both carbon sequestration and soil health benefits. Biochar is a stable solid, rich in carbon, and can endure in soil for thousands
Blood and soil (3,142 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Blood and soil (German: Blut und Boden) is a nationalist slogan expressing Nazi Germany's ideal of a racially defined national body ("blood") united with
Arid (276 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
land. In addition, changes in land use can result in greater demands on soil water and induce a higher degree of aridity. Aridity index Arid Forest Research
Alkali (783 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
dissociation of its ions) Soils with pH values that are higher than 7.3 are usually defined as being alkaline. These soils can occur naturally, due to
Wetland (13,030 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
characteristic vegetation of aquatic plants, adapted to the unique hydric soil. Wetlands play a number of functions, including water purification, water
Wetland (13,030 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
characteristic vegetation of aquatic plants, adapted to the unique hydric soil. Wetlands play a number of functions, including water purification, water
Biodynamic agriculture (5,045 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in 1924, it was the first of the organic agriculture movements. It treats soil fertility, plant growth, and livestock care as ecologically interrelated
Epiphyte (1,228 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
bromeliads). Epiphyte species make good houseplants due to their minimal water and soil requirements. Epiphytes provide a rich and diverse habitat for other organisms
Eucalyptus (10,110 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and quality of soil organic matter. Such changes may also influence soil fertility and soil physical and chemical properties. The soil quality effects
Limestone (2,851 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
toothpaste or paints, as a chemical feedstock for the production of lime, as a soil conditioner, and as a popular decorative addition to rock gardens. Like most
Plant litter (3,100 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Litterfall, plant litter, leaf litter, tree litter, soil litter, or duff, is dead plant material (such as leaves, bark, needles, twigs, and cladodes) that
Evergreen (751 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
highly acidic soil where the nutrients are less available to plants. In taiga or boreal forests, it is too cold for the organic matter in the soil to decay
Erosion control (627 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
surface runoff and are important techniques in preventing water pollution, soil loss, wildlife habitat loss and human property loss. Erosion controls are
Tundra (2,194 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
tundra and the forest is known as the tree line or timberline. The tundra soil is rich in nitrogen and phosphorus. There are three regions and associated
Environmental science (1,391 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
chemistry, plant science, zoology, mineralogy, oceanography, limnology, soil science, geology and physical geography, and atmospheric science) to the
Bonsai (6,657 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
maintaining bonsai. Soil composition and fertilization must be specialized to the needs of each bonsai tree, although bonsai soil is almost always a loose
Serpentine soil (2,128 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Serpentine soil is an uncommon soil type produced by weathered ultramafic rock such as peridotite and its metamorphic derivatives such as serpentinite
Kerala Soil Museum (438 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Kerala Soil Museum is a museum on the premises of Central Soil Analytical Laboratory at Parottukonam, Thiruvananthapuram District, in the Indian state
Riparian zone (1,880 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
environmental resource management, and civil engineering because of their role in soil conservation, their habitat biodiversity, and the influence they have on
Bioremediation (2,641 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Bioremediation is a process used to treat contaminated media, including water, soil and subsurface material, by altering environmental conditions to stimulate
Truffle (7,017 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
produced truffles, and sowing them in chalky soil. His experiment was successful, with truffles being found in the soil around the newly grown oak trees years
Agriculture (13,724 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
240–282 in Acquaah "Soil and Land", pp. 165–210 in Acquaah "Nutrition from the Soil", pp. 187–218 in Chrispeels "Plants and Soil Water", pp. 211–239 in
Transpiration (1,791 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
water flow from the soil to the roots: the hydraulic conductivity of the soil and the magnitude of the pressure gradient through the soil. Both of these factors
Dust storm (2,258 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
particles are transported by saltation and suspension, a process that moves soil from one place and deposits it in another. Drylands around North Africa and
Aeolian processes (2,716 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
materials and are effective agents in regions with sparse vegetation, a lack of soil moisture and a large supply of unconsolidated sediments. Although water is
Detritivore (429 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
are an important aspect of many ecosystems. They can live on any type of soil with an organic component, including marine ecosystems, where they are termed
Sinkhole (5,321 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
600 m (3.3 to 2,000 ft) both in diameter and depth, and vary in form from soil-lined bowls to bedrock-edged chasms. Sinkholes may form gradually or suddenly
Physical geography (3,480 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Pedology is the study of soils in their natural environment. It deals with pedogenesis, soil morphology, soil classification. Soil geography studies the
Lentil (3,422 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Lentils can grow on various soil types, from sand to clay loam, growing best in deep sandy loam soils with moderate fertility. A soil pH around 7 would be the
Rainforest (3,360 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
soil is highly acidic. The roots of plants rely on an acidity difference between the roots and the soil in order to absorb nutrients. When the soil is
Texas blackland prairies (906 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to San Antonio in the south. The prairie was named after its rich, dark soil. The Texas Blackland Prairies ecoregion covers an area of 50,300 km2 (19
Mite (3,457 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
size makes them easily overlooked; some species live in water, many live in soil as decomposers, others live on plants, sometimes creating galls, while others
Night soil (1,579 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Night soil is a historically used euphemism for human excreta collected from cesspools, privies, pail closets, pit latrines, privy middens, septic tanks
Ultramafic rock (1,062 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and above subduction zones. Serpentine soil is a magnesium rich, calcium, potassium and phosphorus poor soil that develops on the regolith derived from
Vermicompost (3,992 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
water-soluble nutrients and is an excellent, nutrient-rich organic fertilizer and soil conditioner. It is used in farming and small scale sustainable, organic farming
Saprotrophic nutrition (743 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
saprotrophs, and is most often associated with fungi (for example Mucor) and soil bacteria. Saprotrophic microscopic fungi are sometimes called saprobes; saprotrophic
Fecal–oral route (1,053 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
hygiene practices. If soil or water bodies are polluted with fecal material, humans can be infected with waterborne diseases or soil-transmitted diseases
Overgrazing (1,813 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
increases soil erosion. Reduction in soil depth, soil organic matter and soil fertility impair the land's future natural and agricultural productivity. Soil fertility
Rocknest (Mars) (1,034 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
and olivine, and suggested that the Martian soil in the sample was similar to the weathered basaltic soils of Hawaiian volcanoes. On September 26, 2013
List of environmental issues (821 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
pollution Soil pollution — Alkali soil • Brownfield • Residual Sodium Carbonate Index • Soil conservation • Soil erosion • Soil contamination • Soil salination
Oligotroph (1,958 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
sediments, caves, glacial and polar ice, deep subsurface soil, aquifers, ocean waters, and leached soils. Examples of oligotrophic organisms are the cave-dwelling
Chinampa (2,754 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
underwater fences. A buildup of soil and aquatic vegetation would be piled into these "fences" until the top layer of soil was visible on the water's surface
Lichen (13,369 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
on rock, walls, gravestones, roofs, exposed soil surfaces, and in the soil as part of a biological soil crust. Different kinds of lichens have adapted
Mudbrick (906 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Earth structure – A building or other structure made largely from soil. Loam – Soil composed of similar proportions of sand and silt, and somewhat less
Sherry (3,597 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
brown soil, 10 percent chalk with a high clay content. Arenas: a yellowish soil, also 10 percent chalk but with a high sand content. The albariza soil is
Wattle and daub (1,585 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
is daubed with a sticky material usually made of some combination of wet soil, clay, sand, animal dung and straw. Wattle and daub has been used for at
Clostridium tetani (1,336 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Clostridium tetani is a common soil bacterium and the causative agent of tetanus. When growing in soil, C. tetani is rod-shaped and up to 2.5 μm long
Tussock (grass) (669 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
reach 2 meters (6.6 ft) or more into the soil, which can aid slope stabilization, erosion control, and soil porosity for precipitation absorption. Also
Geography of Karnataka (1,936 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
clay soil Black cotton soil: gravelly soil,loose, black soil , basalt deposits Lateritic soils: Lateritic gravelly soil, Lateritic soil Black soils: Deep
Centennial Exposition (5,949 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the International Exhibition of Arts, Manufactures, and Products of the Soil and Mine, it was held in Fairmount Park along the Schuylkill River on fairgrounds
Black-tailed prairie dog (5,716 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
soil type, but by indirect effects of soil texture on moisture and vegetation. Colonies occur in many types of soil, including deep, alluvial soils with
Hügelkultur (2,168 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
advocates, it is suggested the technique helps to improve soil fertility, water retention, and soil warming, thus benefiting plants grown on or near such
Naegleria fowleri (2,115 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
chlorinated (under 0.5 mg/m3 residual) swimming pools, water heaters, and soil. It can be seen in either an amoeboid or temporary flagellate stage. The
Alluvial plain (451 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
by one or more rivers coming from highland regions, from which alluvial soil forms. A floodplain is part of the process, being the smaller area over which
Pica (disorder) (3,205 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
sharp objects (acuphagia); metal (metallophagia); stones (lithophagia) or soil (geophagia); glass (hyalophagia); feces (coprophagia); and chalk. According
Marl (762 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
sediments, often found underlying peat bogs. It has been used as a soil conditioner and acid soil neutralizing agent. Marl was often used in the construction
1848 United States elections (506 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(and its extension into western territories) dividing the nation, the Free Soil Party established itself as the third most powerful party in Congress. California
Parable of the Sower (1,273 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Parable of the Sower (sometimes called the Parable of the Soils) is a parable of Jesus found in the three Synoptic Gospels in Matthew 13:1-23, Mark
Kudzu (3,060 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
as a form of erosion control and to enhance the soil. As a legume, it increases the nitrogen in the soil by a symbiotic relationship with nitrogen-fixing
Nitrogen cycle (5,634 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
nitrogenous wastes in animal urine are broken down by nitrifying bacteria in the soil to be used by plants. The diagram alongside shows how these processes fit
Rubble (476 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
texture; undressed especially as a filling-in. Rubble naturally found in the soil is known also as 'brash' (compare cornbrash). Where present, it becomes more
Raised-bed gardening (934 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Raised-bed gardening is a form of gardening in which the soil is enclosed in three-to-four-foot-wide (1.0–1.2 m) containment units ("beds"), which are
Caliche (1,339 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
gravel, sand, clay, and silt. It occurs worldwide, in aridisol and mollisol soil orders—generally in arid or semiarid regions, including in central and western
Mars (19,470 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Martian soil to be slightly alkaline and containing elements such as magnesium, sodium, potassium and chlorine. These nutrients are found in soils on Earth
Ultisol (1,448 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Ultisols, commonly known as red clay soils, are one of twelve soil orders in the United States Department of Agriculture soil taxonomy. The word "Ultisol" is
1852 United States presidential election (3,248 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
dark horse candidate Franklin Pierce won his party's nomination. The Free Soil Party, a third party opposed to the extension of slavery into the territories
Ecological succession (4,148 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in the soil caused by the organisms there. These changes include accumulation of organic matter in litter or humic layer, alteration of soil nutrients
Agricultural science (1,134 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
development on: Plant breeding and genetics Plant pathology Horticulture Soil science Entomology Production techniques (e.g., irrigation management, recommended
Mire (5,825 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
located on a slope, flat, or depression and gets most of its water from soil- or groundwater (minerotrophic). Thus while a bog is always acidic and nutrient-poor
Lunae Palus quadrangle (3,011 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
up through soil and evaporating at the surface. The soil resembled those produced from the weathering of basaltic lavas. The tested soil contained abundant
Salmon P. Chase (4,704 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the leader of Ohio's Liberty Party. In 1848, he helped establish the Free Soil Party and recruited former President Martin Van Buren to serve as the party's
Jus soli (5,678 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
SOH-ly, /jus ˈsoʊli/ yoos SOH-lee, Latin: [juːs ˈsɔliː]; meaning "right of soil"), commonly referred to as birthright citizenship in Canada and the United
Brick (5,340 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
clay, but it is now used to denote rectangular units made of clay-bearing soil, sand, and lime, or concrete materials. Bricks can be joined together using
Pioneer species (845 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Some lichens grow on rocks without soil, so may be among the first of life forms, and break down the rocks into soil for plants. Since some uncolonized
Ard (plough) (1,537 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
a symmetrical share that traces a shallow furrow but does not invert the soil. It began to be replaced in China by the heavy carruca turnplough in the
Soil Association (1,790 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Soil Association is a charity based in the United Kingdom. Founded in 1946, its activities include campaign work on issues including opposition to
Liana (1,094 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
A liana is a long-stemmed, woody vine that is rooted in the soil at ground level and uses trees, as well as other means of vertical support, to climb up
Moorland (1,585 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and shrublands biomes, characterised by low-growing vegetation on acidic soils. Moorland, nowadays, generally means uncultivated hill land (such as Dartmoor
Pothole (2,345 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of water in the underlying soil structure and traffic passing over the affected area. Water first weakens the underlying soil; traffic then fatigues and
Culvert (2,626 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
from one side to the other. Typically embedded so as to be surrounded by soil, a culvert may be made from a pipe, reinforced concrete or other material
John P. Hale (1,583 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Congressional career as a Democrat, but helped establish the anti-slavery Free Soil Party and eventually joined the Republican Party. Born in Rochester, New
Tetanus (4,838 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
infection with the bacterium Clostridium tetani, which is commonly found in soil, saliva, dust, and manure. The bacteria generally enter through a break in
Rhizobiales (1,313 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(2014). "Alsobacter metallidurans gen. nov., sp. nov., a thallium-tolerant soil bacterium in the order Rhizobiales". Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 64 (Pt
Protea susannae (141 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
occurs through the action of birds. The plant grows in calcareous and neutral soil at altitudes of 0 - 200 m. "National List Of Indigenous Trees Occuring In
1851 United States Senate election in Massachusetts (848 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Massachusetts was held during January 1851. Free Soil Party candidate Charles Sumner was elected by a coalition of Free-Soil and Democratic legislators over Whig
Vastitas Borealis (2,347 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
caused by ice in the soil reacting to major temperature changes. The top of the soil has a crust. The microscope showed that the soil is composed of flat
Aeration (655 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
In soil, aeration refers to the extent of air gaps. Soil aeration is the process of using mechanized or manual equipment to either puncture the soil with
Rain garden (6,092 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
compacted lawn areas. Rain gardens rely on plants and natural or engineered soil medium to retain stormwater and increase the lag time of infiltration, while
Brownfield land (3,577 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
industrial or commercial purposes with known or suspected pollution including soil contamination due to hazardous waste. Environment and Climate Change Canada
Agrology (575 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
ἀγρός, agros, "field, tilled land"; and -λογία, -logia) is the branch of soil science dealing with the production of crops. The use of the term is most
Slave Power (2,575 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Free Soil Party first raised this warning in 1848, arguing that the annexation of Texas as a slave state was a terrible mistake. The Free Soilers' rhetoric
Protea cryophila (126 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Pollination occurs through the action of rodents. The plant grows on sandstone soil on rock moldings at heights of 1.750 - 1900 m. "Protea cryophila | PlantZAfrica"
Kapurthala district (562 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
area. This area is prone to floods. Water logging and alkalinity in the soil is the major problem of the area. A flood protection bundh called ‘Dhussi
Ancient Maya cuisine (3,088 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
fertilized the area. For example, the introduction of ash into the soil raises the soil's pH. This in turn temporarily raises the content of a variety of
Peanut (6,552 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
means peanuts require less nitrogen-containing fertilizer and also improve soil fertility, making them valuable in crop rotations. Peanuts are similar in
Baramati taluka (499 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The soil of the study area is mainly derived from the Deccan basalts. They are generally fertile except in hilly region. The main types of soil found
Fly ash (7,425 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Another form of soil treatment closely related to soil stabilization is soil modification, sometimes referred to as "mud drying" or soil conditioning. Although
Radon (11,777 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and its descendants 210Bi and 210Po. Radon emanation from the soil varies with soil type and with surface uranium content, so outdoor radon concentrations
Anthelmintic (811 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
school-aged children in many developing countries. The drugs of choice for soil-transmitted helminths are mebendazole and albendazole; for schistosomiasis
Fobos-Grunt (5,881 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
vehicle was to have returned to Earth in August 2014, carrying up to 200 g of soil from Phobos. Funded by the Russian Federal Space Agency and developed by
Songs of Our Soil (297 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Songs of Our Soil is the sixth album by the singer Johnny Cash. It was originally released on July 6, 1959 (see 1959 in music), and later re-issued on
Cultivator (2,151 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the name refers to frames with teeth (also called shanks) that pierce the soil as they are dragged through it linearly. Another sense refers to machines
Bioavailability (3,024 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and aluminum phosphates at low soil pH and precipitation with calcium phosphates at high soil pH. Toxic materials in soil, such as lead from paint may be
Helminthiasis (4,895 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
may also burrow into other organs, where they induce physiological damage. Soil-transmitted helminthiasis and schistosomiasis are the most important helminthiases
Protea lorea (133 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the action of birds. The plant grows in the middle of slopes in sandstone soil at altitudes of 450 - 650 m. "Protea lorea (Thong-leaf sugarbush)". www
Terra rossa (soil) (866 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Terra rossa ( Italian for "red soil") is a well-drained, reddish, clayey to silty clayey soil with neutral pH conditions and is typical of the Mediterranean
Histoplasmosis (2,541 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Histoplasma capsulatum is found in soil, often associated with decaying bat guano or bird droppings. Disruption of soil from excavation or construction can
Trichuriasis (2,817 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
vegetables are not fully cleaned or cooked. Often these eggs are in the soil in areas where people defecate outside and where untreated human feces is
Biodynamic wine (1,189 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
compost as fertilizer and avoiding most pesticides) while also employing soil supplements prepared according to Rudolf Steiner's formulas, following a
Sowing (937 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
intervals. In sowing, little if any soil is placed over the seeds, as seeds can be generally sown into the soil by maintaining a planting depth of about
Environmental impact of mining (5,605 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
result in erosion, sinkholes, loss of biodiversity, or the contamination of soil, groundwater, and surface water by the chemicals emitted from mining processes
Cover crop (4,192 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
planted to cover the soil rather than for the purpose of being harvested. Cover crops manage soil erosion, soil fertility, soil quality, water, weeds
Concrete masonry unit (1,233 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A concrete masonry unit (CMU) is a standard size rectangular block used in building construction. CMUs are some of the most versatile building products
Gleysol (705 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
A Gley is a wetland soil (hydric soil) that, unless drained, is saturated with groundwater for long enough periods to develop a characteristic gleyic
Soil (American band) (1,156 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Soil – often typeset as SOiL – is an American rock band that was formed in Chicago, Illinois in 1997. After some independent releases, the band was the
Solvent (3,315 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
solvents that reach the underlying soil. Since solvents readily migrate substantial distances, the creation of widespread soil contamination is not uncommon;
Slash-and-char (336 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
resulting residue matter charcoal can be utilized as biochar to improve the soil fertility. In that context, charcoal can be made by numerous and varied methods
Vinnie Paz (3,015 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
It was released through Babygrande Records and through Paz's own Enemy Soil. It was during this time Paz released his debut solo album, Season of the
1854 Massachusetts gubernatorial election (111 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
President of the United States Henry Wilson also ran as a candidate for the Free Soil party. Henry W. Bishop, candidate for Governor in 1852 and 1853 Bradford
Missouri Rhineland (938 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the two regions' soil and topography. The soils of the Missouri River Valley and surrounding areas are mainly rocky residual soils left after the carbonate
Epsom (2,792 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
northern soil is free draining, slightly acid but base-rich soils, producing extremely fertile pastures and deciduous woodland. The southern soil is of two
Chickpea (4,056 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
zinc and boron deficiencies in the soil. Boron-rich soil resulted in an increase of chickpea yield and size, while soil fertilization with zinc seemed to
Bay mud (2,121 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of soft, unconsolidated silty clay, which is saturated with water; these soil layers are situated at the bottom of certain estuaries, which are normally
Cadmium (6,725 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the soil from fertilizers (rock phosphates or organic fertilizers) become bio-available and toxic only if the soil pH is low (i.e., acidic soils). Zn
Protea stokoei (183 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
occurs through the action of birds. The plant grows in moist, peat-like soil at altitudes of 900–1200 m. In English it is known as the pink sugarbush
Ginger (4,740 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the stirring and breaking up of soil to check weed growth, break the firmness of the soil from rain, and conserve soil moisture. Farmers must ensure that
Chickpea (4,056 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
zinc and boron deficiencies in the soil. Boron-rich soil resulted in an increase of chickpea yield and size, while soil fertilization with zinc seemed to
Protea aspera (172 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
occur through the action of mammals. The plant grows in shale and sandy soil at altitudes of 0 to 200 m (0 to 656 ft). The plant is a vulnerable species
Meadow (4,354 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
artificially-maintained through a double-field system, in which cultivated soil and meadows are alternated for a period of 10 to 12 years each. In North
Bay mud (2,121 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of soft, unconsolidated silty clay, which is saturated with water; these soil layers are situated at the bottom of certain estuaries, which are normally
Liberty Party (United States, 1840) (1,696 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Liberty Party members joined the anti-slavery (but not abolitionist) Free Soil Party in 1848 and eventually helped establish the Republican Party in the
Coat of arms of Nigeria (251 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and Benue Rivers at Lokoja. The black shield represents Nigeria's fertile soil, while the two supporting horses or chargers on each side represent dignity
Stipe (mycology) (217 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
for identification it is critical to maintain all these characters intact by digging the mushroom out of the soil, rather than cutting it off mid-stipe.
Phoenix (spacecraft) (11,102 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
second was to evaluate past or potential planetary habitability in the ice-soil boundary. Phoenix's instruments were suitable for uncovering information
Perlite (1,050 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
carbon molecules increases the soil structure, aeration, nutrient and water retention capacity. Biochar creates a healthy soil in which micro-organisms thrive
Green waste (897 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
increase the efficiency of many composting operations and can be added to soil to sustain local nutrient cycling. Green waste can be collected via municipal
Alexander De Witt (255 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
needed] An anti-slavery activist, De Witt later joined the Free Soil Party. As a Free Soiler he was elected to the United States Congress in 1853. In January
Lithotroph (2,812 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
terrestrial subsurfaces, soils, mines, and in endolith communities. A primary example of lithotrophs that contribute to soil formation is Cyanobacteria
Plant community (471 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
plant community are influenced by soil type, topography, climate and human disturbance. In many cases there are several soil types within a given plant community
Dryland farming (1,667 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
with drylands, areas characterized by a cool wet season (which charges the soil, with virtually all the moisture that the crops will receive prior to harvest)
Straw (1,612 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
ponds to reduce algae by changing the nutrient ratios in the water. The soil under strawberries is covered with straw to protect the ripe berries from
Garden (1,980 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
comprise flora (such as trees and weeds), fauna (such as arthropods and birds), soil, water, air and light. Constructed elements include paths, patios, decking
Phytophthora cinnamomi (2,542 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Phytophthora cinnamomi is a soil-borne water mould that produces an infection which causes a condition in plants called "root rot" or "dieback". The plant
Another Miss Oh (3,387 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
leaving him bankrupt. However, the woman who has the name Oh Hae-young (soil) (Seo Hyun-jin) was actually just a stranger who coincidentally has the same
Organic horticulture (1,495 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
ornamental plants by following the essential principles of organic agriculture in soil building and conservation, pest management, and heirloom variety preservation
Soil Health Card Scheme (440 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Soil Health Card Scheme is a scheme launched by the Government of India in 19 February 2015. Under the scheme, the government plans to issue soil cards
Water stagnation (453 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
susceptible to ground water stagnation due to the lower availability of natural soil drainage. Some plants prefer flowing water, while others, such as lotuses
Protea canaliculata (130 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
occur through birds. The plant grows in rocky, open quartzite or sandstone soil at altitudes of 800-1,500 m. http://biodiversityexplorer
International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (2,391 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
York: Wiley. Retrieved 15 April 2010 Flipkart review of Interactions Between Soil Particles and Microorganisms: Impact on the Terrestrial Ecosystem. Retrieved
Mollisol (676 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Mollisols are a soil order in USDA soil taxonomy. Mollisols form in semi-arid to semi-humid areas, typically under a grassland cover. They are most commonly
Mill (grinding) (2,258 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
uniform aggregate size for construction purposes, or separation of rock, soil or aggregate material for the purposes of structural fill or land reclamation
Tillandsia (1,802 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
root system and grow on shifting desert soil. Due to their epiphytic way of life these plants will not grow in soil, but live on the branches of trees, in
Fuller's earth (1,509 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
clay content of soil could save the life of a person exposed to paraquat, for example, as paraquat is intended to break down in soil. Decontamination:
Salinity (2,236 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
amount of salt dissolved in a body of water, called saline water (see also soil salinity). This is usually measured in g   salt k g   sea   water {\displaystyle
Azokh Cave (1,653 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
follows: The first layer is composed of black sediments, sometimes yellow mixed soil. During the archaeological excavations, clay dishes belonging to medieval
Sterling B. Hendricks (304 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
his research on the structural aspects of organic and inorganic chemistry, soil chemistry and plant physiology and nutrition. Hendricks was a member of the
Afforestation (3,378 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
desertification and the loss of topsoil; without soil, forests cannot grow until the long process of soil creation has been completed - if erosion allows
Protea nubigena (259 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
altitude of about 2.25 kilometres (1.40 mi) in well-drained, humus-rich soil on shaded slopes. The plant is erect, grows 70 cm (28 in) high, and blooms
Viking lander biological experiments (4,945 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
biosignatures of microbial life on Mars. The landers used a robotic arm to put soil samples into sealed test containers on the craft. The two landers were identical
E-40 (2,683 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Brochure: Welcome to the Soil 1 (2012) The Block Brochure: Welcome to the Soil 2 (2012) The Block Brochure: Welcome to the Soil 3 (2012) The Block Brochure:
Carr (landform) (257 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
sub-maritime regions, it begins with reed-marsh. As the reeds decay, the soil surface eventually rises above the water, creating fens that allow vegetation
Natural-born-citizen clause (16,132 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
there have been seven that had at least one parent who was not born on U.S. soil. The natural-born-citizen clause has been mentioned in passing in several
Fodder (1,216 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
consumption, because it builds the organic matter in the soil. When evaluating if this soil organic matter increase mitigates climate change, both permanency
Black Dirt Region (674 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Wallkill" The Black Dirt Region takes its name from the dark, extremely fertile soil left over from an ancient glacial lake bottom augmented by decades of past
Daikon (1,885 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
for food, but as a fallow crop, with the roots left unharvested to prevent soil compaction and the leaves (if harvested) used as animal fodder. The official
Ralph Brazelton Peck (536 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1912 – February 18, 2008) was an eminent civil engineer specializing in soil mechanics. He was awarded the National Medal of Science in 1976 "for his
Annual plant (711 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
flowering and setting seed. The seeds germinate in the autumn or winter when the soil temperature is cool. Winter annuals typically grow low to the ground, where
Downland (763 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The soil profile of chalk downland in England is a thin soil overlaying the parent chalk. Weathering of the chalk has created a characteristic soil known
Loess Hills (1,907 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Loess Hills are a formation of wind-deposited loess soil in the westernmost parts of Iowa and Missouri, and the easternmost parts of Nebraska and Kansas
British Agricultural Revolution (4,990 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
cultivation of light soils on enclosed farms and provided fodder to support increased livestock numbers whose manure added further to soil fertility. The British
Cebrenia quadrangle (4,689 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
magnetic nature of the dust and soil on Mars. Magnetite was found in the soil and that the most magnetic part of the soil was dark. Magnetite is very dark
Protea lorifolia (161 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
through the action of birds. The plant grows on dry slopes in sandstone soil at altitudes of 450 - 1,400 m. There are less than 100 of the trees nationwide
Drumlin (2,184 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
repositioned and deposited. Recently formed drumlins often incorporate a thin "A" soil horizon (often referred to as "'topsoil'" which accumulated after formation)
Arbuscular mycorrhiza (11,195 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
nutrients such as phosphorus, sulfur, nitrogen and micronutrients from the soil. It is believed that the development of the arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis
Deforestation during the Roman period (2,312 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
engaged in trade with other regions. In Chapter 5 ("Roman Soil Erosion") of the book by Way of the Soil by Guy Theodore Wrench, the author describes the devastating
Alpine garden (439 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
rather than the soil that naturally grows there. Though the plants can often cope with low temperatures, they dislike standing in damp soil during the winter
Embankment dam (758 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and compaction of a complex semi-plastic mound of various compositions of soil, sand, clay, or rock. It has a semi-pervious waterproof natural covering
Links (golf) (770 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
sandy soil unsuitable for arable farming but which readily supports various indigenous browntop bent and red fescue grasses. Together, the soil and grasses
Viking 2 (2,242 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
regolith, referred to often as "soil", resembled those produced from the weathering of basaltic lavas. The tested soil contained abundant silicon and iron
Citrobacter freundii (614 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
used for locomotion, but some do not and are non-motile. C. freundii is a soil organism, but can also be found in water, sewage, food and in the intestinal
Glomeromycota (1,817 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
arbuscular mycorrhizal species are terrestrial and widely distributed in soils worldwide where they form symbioses with the roots of the majority of plant
Mycoforestry (818 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
wood from forests, thereby diminishing nutrient availability and reducing soil depth. According to Paul Stamets, the first principle for the creation of
Bell pepper (1,034 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Hungary. Preferred growing conditions for bell peppers include warm, moist soil in a temperature range of 21 to 29 °C (70 to 84 °F). The name pepper was
World Reference Base for Soil Resources (3,309 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Reference Base for Soil Resources (WRB) is an international soil classification system for naming soils and creating legends for soil maps. The currently
Xylene (2,097 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Xylene (from Greek ξύλο, xylo, "wood"), xylol or dimethylbenzene is any one of three isomers of dimethylbenzene, or a combination thereof. With the formula
Eastern mole (2,421 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
loamy soils found in thin woods, fields, pastures, and meadows, and builds both deep and shallow burrows characterized by discarded excess soil collected
Bog garden (267 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
A bog garden employs permanently moist (but not waterlogged) soil to create a habitat for plants and creatures which thrive in such conditions. It may
Trichocomaceae (229 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
conditions. Family members are cosmopolitan in distribution, ubiquitous in soil, and common associates of decaying plant and food material. The family contains
Protea wentzeliana (128 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
through the action of beetles. The plant grows on poorly drained and wet soil in dongas and ditches in Miombo woodland. https://www.proteaatlas.org.za/sugar19
Terrarium (737 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
terraria or terrariums) is usually a sealable glass container containing soil and plants, and can be opened for maintenance to access the plants inside
Landfill (3,062 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Unless they are stabilized, landfills may experience severe shaking or soil liquefaction of the ground during a large earthquake.[unreliable source?]
FAO soil classification (349 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
particular needs. The Soil Units (106) were mapped as Soil Associations, designated by the dominant soil unit: with soil phases (soil properties, such as
Luna 16 (1,032 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the first robotic probe to land on the Moon and return a sample of lunar soil to Earth. The sample was returned from Mare Fecunditatis. It represented
Acid phosphatase (421 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Orthophosphoric monoester + H2O → alcohol + H3PO4 Phosphatase enzymes are also used by soil microorganisms to access organically bound phosphate nutrients. An assay
Bidriware (1,845 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
It is said that the soil of Bidar is very special. No one knows exactly what is special about it. Some artisans feel that the soil is away from the sunlight
Cumin (2,494 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Fertile, sandy, loamy soils with good aeration, proper drainage, and high oxygen availability are preferred. The pH optimum of the soil ranges from 6.8 to
Granite (4,671 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Impacts on Soil Quality https://www.soils4teachers.org/files/s4t/k12outreach/nc-state-soil-booklet.pdf Cecil -- North Carolina State Soil "Decay series
Sahel (2,906 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
utilizing the Sahel. The difference between the dry North with higher levels of soil nutrients and the wetter South with more vegetation, is utilized by having
Plant physiology (3,327 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
oven-dry soil. The soil lost just two ounces of dry weight and van Helmont concluded that plants get all their weight from water, not soil. In 1699,
System of a Down (album) (1,217 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
    2:44 5. "Spiders"     3:35 6. "DDevil"   Odadjian, Malakian 1:43 7. "Soil"     3:25 8. "War?"     2:40 9. "Mind"   Odadjian, Malakian, Tankian 6:16
1938 USDA soil taxonomy (346 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1938 soil taxonomy divided soils into three orders dependent on dominant soil forming factors. Intrazonal soils have more or less well-defined soil profile
Inceptisol (179 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Inceptisols are a soil order in USDA soil taxonomy. They form quickly through alteration of parent material. They are more developed than Entisols. They
Xerosere (844 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
loaded with soil particles strikes against the rocks, it removes soil particles. All these processes lead to formation of a little soil at the surface
Mantena, Minas Gerais (1,963 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Paulo. The name "Mantena" is of indigenous origin and means "good soil", "fertile soil". Around 1920, the territory began to be populated. This happened
Moringa oleifera (4,288 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
wide range of soil conditions, but prefers a neutral to slightly acidic (pH 6.3 to 7.0), well-drained sandy or loamy soil. In waterlogged soil, the roots
Agroecology (2,555 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Agroecology uses different sciences to understand elements of ecosystems such as soil properties and plant-insect interactions, as well as using social sciences
Feces (2,817 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the anus or cloaca during defecation. Feces can be used as fertilizer or soil conditioner in agriculture. It can also be burned as fuel or dried and used
Deforestation and global warming (7,325 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
combustion of forest biomass and decomposition of remaining plant material and soil carbon. Global models and national greenhouse gas inventories give similar
Parasitic worm (3,047 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
generally be seen with the naked eye. Many are intestinal worms that are soil-transmitted and infect the gastrointestinal tract. Other parasitic worms
Marsh gas (172 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Marsh gas, swamp gas, and bog gas is a mixture of methane, hydrogen sulfide, and carbon dioxide, produced naturally within some geographical marshes, swamps
Redox (3,750 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Play media Redox (reduction–oxidation, pronunciation: /ˈrɛdɒks/ redoks or /ˈriːdɒks/ reedoks) is a type of chemical reaction in which the oxidation states
Trogidae (1,150 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
ranges from brown to gray or black, and they often encrust their bodies with soil. They resemble scarab beetles with heavy limbs and spurs. They are scavengers
List of MDPI academic journals (415 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Pharmaceutica Sensors Separations Sinusitis Smart Cities Social Sciences Societies Soil Systems Sports Stats Sustainability Symmetry Systems Technologies Toxics
Grave (711 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the grave to cover it. As soil decompresses when excavated and space is occupied by the burial not all the volume of soil fits back in the hole, so often
Fluvisol (368 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
A fluvisol in the World Reference Base for Soil Resources (WRB) is a genetically young soil in alluvial deposits . Apart from river sediments, they also
Entisol (465 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
In USDA soil taxonomy, Entisols are defined as soils that do not show any profile development other than an A horizon. An entisol has no diagnostic horizons
North China Plain (650 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
which is less than 50 metres (160 ft) above sea level. This flat yellow-soil plain is the main area of sorghum, millet, maize, and cotton production in
Stilt house (1,045 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Stilt houses are houses raised on stilts over the surface of the soil or a body of water. Stilt houses are built primarily as a protection against flooding;
Bacteroidetes (2,139 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
rod-shaped bacteria that are widely distributed in the environment, including in soil, sediments, and sea water, as well as in the guts and on the skin of animals
Drowning Pool (2,567 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
left in 2005 due to musical differences. Ryan McCombs of Chicago-based band SOiL, later replaced Jones and released two albums, Full Circle (2007) and Drowning
Siltation (1,294 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
is typically soil degradation by intensive or inadequate agricultural practices, leading to soil erosion, especially in fine-grained soils such as loess
Aridisol (236 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Aridisols (or desert soils) are a soil order in USDA soil taxonomy. Aridisols (from the Latin aridus, for "dry", and solum) form in an arid or semi-arid
Deforestation and global warming (7,325 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
combustion of forest biomass and decomposition of remaining plant material and soil carbon. Global models and national greenhouse gas inventories give similar
Luvisol (236 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
group of soils, comprising one of the 32 Reference Soil Groups in the international system of soil classification, the World Reference Base for Soil Resources
Barakar River (1,320 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
undulating terrain of the Chota Nagpur plateau is seriously affected by soil erosion. Large volumes of silt in the form of coarse and fine sediment is
Subaqueous soil (1,116 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Subaqueous soils are soils formed in sediment found in shallow, permanently flooded environments or soils in any areas permanently covered by water too
Grave (711 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the grave to cover it. As soil decompresses when excavated and space is occupied by the burial not all the volume of soil fits back in the hole, so often
Tree (11,776 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
they serve to anchor the tree and extract moisture and nutrients from the soil. Above ground, the branches divide into smaller branches and shoots. The
Slash-and-burn (3,126 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
biomass is burned, resulting in a nutrient-rich layer of ash which makes the soil fertile, as well as temporarily eliminating weed and pest species. After
AASHTO Soil Classification System (104 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The AASHTO Soil Classification System was developed by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, and is used as a guide for
Geographical feature (594 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
large areas of ecologically similar communities of plants, animals, and soil organisms. Biomes are defined based on factors such as plant structures (such
Ecology (20,406 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the regulation of climate, global biogeochemical cycles, water filtration, soil formation, erosion control, flood protection, and many other natural features
Root rot (1,020 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Plants' roots are not typically visible as they are below the surface of the soil, so the symptoms of root rot are often only apparent when the disease is
Alfisol (505 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Alfisols are a soil order in USDA soil taxonomy. Alfisols form in semi-arid to humid areas, typically under a hardwood forest cover. They have a clay-enriched
Charles Allen (Massachusetts politician) (332 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
National Convention in Philadelphia. He was twice elected to Congress as a Free-Soil Party candidate (March 4, 1849 – March 3, 1853), but did not seek renomination
Riparian buffer (1,607 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
RBS to potentially favor glyphosate infiltration up to 70 cm depth in the soil.[clarification needed] After the initial installation of the riparian buffer
Vegan organic gardening (692 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and other vegetable wastes to the soil in order to maintain soil fertility. Gardeners following the system use soil-covering mulches, and employ non-compacting
Composition of Mars (8,803 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Many of these conclusions are supported by in situ analyses of rocks and soils on the Martian surface. Much of what we know about the elemental composition
Alder (1,926 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
forest soils. Red alder stands have been found to supply between 120 and 290 pounds of nitrogen per acre (130 to 320 kg per ha) annually to the soil. From
Preconsolidation pressure (1,267 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
pressure is the maximum effective vertical overburden stress that a particular soil sample has sustained in the past. This quantity is important in geotechnical
Life on Mars (18,130 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
inquiry has emphasized the search for water, chemical biosignatures in the soil and rocks at the planet's surface, and biomarker gases in the atmosphere
Quinoa (4,754 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Quinoa plants do best in sandy, well-drained soils with a low nutrient content, moderate salinity, and a soil pH of 6 to 8.5. The seedbed must be well prepared
Vermiculite (2,834 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
storage rot. As a soil conditioner: Where the native soil is heavy or sticky, gentle mixing of vermiculite—up to one half the volume of the soil—is recommended
Rhizome (734 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
plants. Some plants have rhizomes that grow above ground or that lie at the soil surface, including some Iris species, and ferns, whose spreading stems are
Colluvium (521 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Colluvium (also colluvial material or colluvial soil) is a general name for loose, unconsolidated sediments that have been deposited at the base of hillslopes
Belgium national under-17 football team (119 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Cup, reaching the semi-finals of the European championship in 2007 on home soil, and again in 2015 and 2018.   *  denotes draws include knockout matches
Neglected tropical diseases (11,341 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
foodborne trematodiases, lymphatic filariasis, onchocerciasis, schistosomiasis, soil-transmitted helminthiasis); and (iv) viruses (dengue and chikungunya, rabies)
Green algae (2,654 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Trentepohlia is a filamentous green alga that can live independently on humid soil, rocks or tree bark or form the photosymbiont in lichens of the family Graphidaceae
Spodic soil (44 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Spodic soils refer to a diagnostic subsurface horizon defined by the illuvial accumulation of organic matter. Iron oxide can be present or absent, and
Raspberry (2,456 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
season crop. Plants are typically planted 2-6 per m in fertile, well drained soil; raspberries are usually planted in raised beds/ridges, if there is any question
1850 United States elections (176 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the Senate, Whigs lost a small number of seats to Democrats and the Free Soil Party. Democrats retained a strong majority. 1850 and 1851 United States